Got a Zoom-bombing problem? Zoom will soon let you report attacks in real time.

Got a Zoom-bombing problem? Zoom will soon let you report attacks in real time.

Did your Zoom meeting just get hijacked? Well, you’ll soon be able to report the incident directly to the company. 

The video conferencing service is adding a new “report a user to Zoom” button, which is scheduled to roll out on Sunday, April 26 in a software update. “This feature will generate a report which will be sent to the Zoom Trust and Safety team to evaluate any misuse of the platform and block a user if necessary,” according to the company’s release notes for the video service. 

The new button is intended to catch those behind “Zoom-bombing” attacks. For weeks now, teenagers and internet trolls have been successfully hijacking Zoom meetings in order to harass unsuspecting users, sometimes with child porn or racist attacks.   Read more…

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